RESTON, Va., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services: North America, Q4 2014 report from Forrester Research, Inc. recognized Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, as a Leader among Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP). Leidos also received the highest customer satisfaction rating of all selected vendors.
Forrester's 26-criteria evaluation of managed security service providers (MSSPs) named Leidos as a leading vendor in the North American market. Selection criteria is based on a vendor's ability to provide security analytics and threat intelligence; business value; technical value; effective information portals; broad service offerings; experience and trained staff; and a strong focus on customer service. Vendors are selected based on product fit, customer success, and Forrester client demand.
"I believe that being named a Leader is proof of the depth and breadth of our managed security solutions offering," said Leidos Executive Vice President for Business Development and Strategy Michael Leiter. "Forrester conducts the evaluations using a transparent methodology to evaluate players in the market. I feel that receiving this distinction from a team of analysts is a great testament to the managed security services provided to our customers."
"Leidos continues to make significant investments in automation and extending our MSS capability to deliver leading solutions for our customers as they move their business applications and data to cloud environments," added Leidos National Security Sector President Lou Von Thaer.
Leidos is a FORTUNE 500® science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, health and engineering. The Company's 20,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes and defend our Nation's digital and physical infrastructure from 'new world' threats. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $5.77 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2014 after giving effect to the spin-off of the company's technical services and information technology business. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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